07.09.2019 - [NCKS]

Autumn Lorenz and Armando Salcido of the Beloit Flyers track & field team have been named the Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.

Both athletes qualified for the AAU Jr. Olympics at the Region 16 meet in Tulsa at the end of June.

Lorenz made it to the Jr. Olympics in the 12-year old division turbo javelin with a 3rd place throw of 69'11".  She also competed in the long jump (7th place) and the 400m dash (15th place).  She will throw the turbo javelin at the Jr. Olympics in Greensboro, NC on July 31st.

Salcido advanced to the Jr. Olympics in the 13-year old division in the long jump with a 4th place jump of 15'8 1/2".  He will jump on August 1st in Greensboro.  Salcido also competed in the 100m dash (10th place) and the 200m dash (12th place).

We will announce the winners each week. Remember, you can nominate an athlete from any sport.